Rising tensions between Georgia and Russia are bringing back memories of a different era in global politics. Russia is being accused of trying to annex breakaway regions of Georgia — and the recent flyover of Russian jets into Georgian airspace is fueling those allegations. Join Kojo as we look at what this dispute could mean for American interests in the region, and why it’s reminding some observers of the Cold War era.


  • Andrew Kuchins Senior Fellow and Director, Russia and Eurasia Program, Center for Strategic & International Studies
  • James Goldgeier Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, George Washington University; Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Co-Author, "America Between the Wars: From 11/9 to 9/11"

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